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  • Two Palestinians killed in West Bank stabbing of Israeli soldier

    October 20, 2015 | 1:16 pm

    An Israeli soldier was lightly wounded in a stabbing attack in the West Bank near Hebron.

    The two Palestinian assailants in the Tuesday evening attack in Kiryat Arba, a settlement near Hebron, were shot dead by Israeli troops, a spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces said.

  • Stabbing attacks reach Israel’s commercial capital

    October 8, 2015 | 9:41 am

    Four people, including an Israeli soldier, were stabbed and wounded near a military headquarters in Tel Aviv on Thursday, police and ambulance sources said, as a rash of such Palestinian attacks spread to Israel's commercial capital.

    The assailant was shot and killed by another...

  • Israeli man seriously hurt in West Bank stabbing

    October 8, 2015 | 8:54 am

    An Israeli man was stabbed in the back and seriously wounded near the West Bank city of Hebron.

    Israeli security services are searching for the suspected attacker, identified by Israel’s Channel 2 as a Palestinian resident of the city. He fled the scene following Wednesday...

  • Amid protests, Rivlin visits Hebron and Kiryat Arba

    February 2, 2015 | 2:40 pm

    Israeli President Reuven Rivlin delivered a speech at the inauguration ceremony for a new Jewish museum in Hebron amid protests.

    Speaking Monday at the Hebron Heritage Museum, which commemorates the 1929 riots in which Palestinians in the West Bank city killed dozens of Jews,...

  • West Bank Rabbi Dov Lior: Jewish law permits destruction of Gaza

    July 24, 2014 | 3:12 pm

    Rabbi Dov Lior, a leading West Bank rabbi who endorsed a book justifying the killing of non-Jews, issued a religious ruling saying that Jewish law permits the destruction of Gaza to keep southern Israel safe.

    Lior, chief rabbi of the Kiryat Arba settlement, issued the opinion...

  • Palestinians charged with killing Israeli father and infant son

    November 22, 2011 | 3:26 pm

    Two Palestinians were charged with killing an Israeli father and his infant son.

    The Palestinian men indicted Tuesday in a military court are accused of throwing rocks through the windshield of the car driven by Asher Palmer, 25, near Kiryat Arba in the West Bank. The car overturned...

  • Israeli man, son were terror victims, Defense Ministry says

    September 28, 2011 | 11:39 am

    An Israeli man and his infant son killed when their car crashed on a West Bank road were victims of a terror attack, Israel’s Defense Ministry said.

    The ministry made the announcement Wednesday after receiving the results of a police investigation into the incident.

    The Sept. 23...

  • Mass protest held against arrest of two rabbis

    July 5, 2011 | 10:36 am

    Hundreds of protesters demonstrated in front of the Supreme Court in Jerusalem against the arrest of two prominent rabbis.

    The demonstrators, which some Israeli media outlets said numbered at least 2,000, rallied Monday evening in support of Rabbi Dov Lior, chief rabbi of Kiryat...

  • Netherlands nixes visit by Israeli mayors

    September 20, 2010 | 2:57 pm

    The Netherlands canceled a visit by Israeli mayors because the group included the leaders of West Bank settlements.

    Participants in the delegation, sponsored by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, included the heads of 30 small local councils, including several Arab...